Patna High Court directed the respondent to calculate the interest approved on different heads and pay to the petitioner

TITLE: Rambali Das v. The State of Bihar & Ors.

Decided on: 25-07-2023 

CWJC No: 3856/2023



Learned counsel standing on behalf of the petitioner states that the petitioner retired in 2009 from the position of Headmaster at Model +2 High School in Munger. The petitioner is dissatisfied with the letter dated 29.08.2022 to this writ petition, which denies interest on delayed payment of pensionary benefit.

The respondents have admitted that the retiral dues claimed by the petitioner were paid six years after his retirement.

Analysis of the court and decision:

In the aforementioned conditions, the District Programme Officer (Establishment), Munger is instructed to compute the interest approved on various heads, up till the date of payment, and sanction the same to be remitted into the petitioner’s account, using the law established by the Apex Court.

The writ petition is dismissed with the aforementioned observation and instruction.

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